|DigiBarn: LINC Computer demos (2007) - DigiBarn Computer Museum|
DigiBarn: Demos of the historic LINC Computer which was restored by some of the original LINC team members in mid 2007. In this series of four videos we see how the LINC operated, read tapes, allowed keyboard entry of commands, programs to be run and even music to be played. A lesson on how to handle LINC tape (which became adapted for DEC tape later) is given. We also see how the team manages to download LAP-6 LINC program source through a serial connection to a modern laptop...
Keywords: Computer History; LINC
|Digi Barn TV: The LINC in California (November 2007) - Dr. Bruce Damer, Allan Lundell|
This collection is a series of shorts on the LINC @ 45 project featuring the original team and historic restored LINC computer as it arrived and was set up in California for the DigiBarn's event held at the Vintage Computer Festival 10 in the Computer History Museum, Mountain View, California. Later we also see short sequences of the LINC team members at the DigiBarn Computer Museum for the installation of the LINC.
Keywords: LINC computer; Computer History; Wes Clark
|DigiBarn TV: LINC Panel @ VCF 10 (Nov 4, 2007) - Bruce Damer, Allan Lundell|
The DigiBarn hosts a special panel of the original designer, builders and programmers of the LINC computer, a paradigm shift in 1962. Project headed by Wes Clark at MIT Lincoln Laboratories which later moved to Washington University in St. Louis. The LINC established the experience and practice of personal, interactive computing and contributed significantly to the development of the Arpanet, computing in science, the minicomputer revolution of the 1960s and 70s, open, home-brewed hardware and s...
Keywords: LINC; personal computing; computer history; Arpanet; Wes Clark; small computers; interactive computing; scientific computing